Artists For The Red Cross Art Auction

Right NOW you can bid for original pieces of artwork donated by renowned Northern artists with all proceeds going to the British Red Cross.

Visit the exhibition (details of dates and venue below) or view the catalogue and bid online.

Featuring everything from street art by Phlegm and iconic takes on modern life by the world-renowned Pete McKee, to stunning landscapes and watercolours from Kristan Baggaley and John Paul Cooke.  There is something for everyone – Online bidders will be notified if they are outbid.

Nigel Bendle from Postcard Cafe has donated a custom framed limited edition cityscape screenprint.  The print features two of Sheffields most iconic buildings – Park Hill flats and the Winter Gardens.

Artists who have kindly donated their pieces are: Pete McKee, Caroline Appleyard, John Paul Cooke, Phlegm, Kristan Baggaley, Mark Wilson, Nick Deakin, Nigel Bendle (aka Postcard Cafe), Sarah Abbott and Victoria Butterell. The value of the art ranges from £100 to £1,800.

You can bid online NOW or in person on the final day of the auction at the Winter Gardens in Sheffield (see details below).  It is hoped some of the artists will be in attendance on the final day.  Please contact Marcia Vera on 0114 242 7370 or mvera@redcross.org.uk for a catalogue or more information.

Date:  From 2 June to 4 June 2011

Online Auction:  Now

Auction Day – bid in person: 4 June

Free entry to the exhibition

Address:  Winter Garden,  90 Surrey Street

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2LH

To view the catalogue click the link below:

Artists for the Red Cross

To view artist photos and profiles click this link:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Artists-for-the-Red-Cross/206095586081014#!/media/set/?set=a.207038842653355.55414.206095586081014

For details of how to bid visit the Red Cross website by clicking on the link below or copy and paste into your browser:

http://www.redcross.org.uk/Get-involved/Events/Challenge-and-social-events/Social-events/Artists-for-the-Red-Cross

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